Purchasing Agent

Description:

Since 1969, OCR has been local and physician-owned with strong ties to the community. With a talented, hardworking and friendly staff, we all work toward the common goal of serving the residents of CO, WY, and NE with specialty-focused care. We are experiencing tremendous growth and are looking to add talented people to our team in all of our locations!

The Purchasing agent is responsible for monitoring inventory levels of supplies and materials, preparing purchasing orders, monitoring vendor pricing, and responding to inquiries regarding order status, delivery and invoicing.

The Purchasing Agent is responsible for:

  • Monitoring inventory levels of supplies and materials utilized by OCR
  • Preparing purchase orders as needed to replenish inventory levels
  • Monitoring vendor pricing
  • Responding to internal and external inquiries regarding order status
  • Delivery and invoicing
  • Developing/Maintaining a strong working relationship with suppliers and communicate in a professional manner

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have earned an Associate’s degree or vocational training in procurement management
  • Have high-level interpersonal skills
  • Be familiar with computers and computer software
  • Have a minimum of 1 year of medical experience (required), 3 years preferred

Physical Requirements: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
(The phrases “occasionally”, “regularly”, and “frequently” correspond to the following definitions: “occasionally” means up to ⅓ of working time, “regularly” means between ⅓ and ⅔ of working time, and “frequently” means ⅔ and more of working time.)

  • The work environment is the typical office environment. The employee must be able to complete their work satisfactorily in an environment where there are significant distractions, including staff, patients, and vendors walking through and conversing, telephones ringing, conversations carrying over, loud noises, and interruptions to answer questions from others.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee may regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and should do so in a sound and safe manner. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Job Type: Full-Time

Location: Fort Collins, travel to other locations required for coverage and staffing needs

Pay: $19.00 – $27.00/hour, commensurate with experience

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision coverage
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Retirement savings and profit sharing plan participation
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Continuing Medical Education, depending on position
  • Paid Time Off
  • $1000 New Hire Sign On Bonus!

*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status, and a waiting period may apply.

Orthopaedic & Spine Center of the Rockies (OCR) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination or harassment of any kind. OCR is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual experience and qualifications, without regard to a person’s race, color, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, the presence of any physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other protected status.

 

  • Posting Information

  • Posting Date:

    October 27, 2021
  • Location:

    Fort Collins
  • Department:

    Purchasing
  • Job Information

  • Shift:

    M-F
  • Job Type:

    Full Time (Non-exempt)
  • Pay Rate:

    $19.00 - $27.00/hour, commensurate with experience

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